Process Safety Management Certificate

Build broad safety expertise around process safety as you prepare for career success. Gain a thorough understanding of the requirements and compliance with OSHA PSM regulations, maintain system integrity, and help protect your company and co-workers from process safety related hazards and incidents.

How You Will Benefit

  • Build on your knowledge of the OSHA PSM standard
  • Reduce exposure to catastrophic chemical process accidents
  • Apply advanced process safety management principles such as inherently safer design
  • Apply principles of mechanical integrity including codes, standards, managing relief systems, and advanced principles such as risk based mechanical integrity
  • Perform Process Hazard Analysis including advanced analysis methods such as Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), facility siting, and human factors analysis
  • Plan, schedule, perform, and document process safety management compliance audits
  • Gain knowledge of changing regulations, guidance documents, and regulatory interpretations in process safety and EPA risk management plans
  • Demonstrate and communicate OSHA PSM principles to executive management for understanding of the scope, schedule, time demands, and budget
  • Demonstrate competency when dealing with regulatory agencies in a process safety management inspection environment

Who Should Participate

  • Process Safety Engineers
  • Operations Management
  • Safety and Health Professionals at all organizational levels
  • Maintenance and Inspection Engineers
  • Process, Safety, and Mechanical Compliance Auditors

  • Process Safety Consultants
  • Environmental Management and Technicians

Delivery Method


Certificate Requirements

  • Certificates must be completed within 6 years; courses completed more than 6 years ago may not be applied toward certificate.
  • All courses applied to a certificate program must be taken from Georgia Tech.

Special Requirements

  • Core courses taken for one certificate may not be used as an elective for another certificate
  • Only one free seminar can be used as an elective course

For Certificate-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Georgia Tech OTI Education Center